Japan is addressing its 'death by overwork' problem with long weekends once a month

The Japanese government hopes as many businesses as possible sign up for the Premium Friday policy. It already has won the support of Keidanren, a major business lobby in Japan, which encouraged 1,300 other businesses in a recent memo to follow suit.
( read original story …)


Related Post

Japan’s embattled finance minister mulling s...
views 198
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s finance minister is cons...
Asian Shares Mostly Lower, Nikkei Gets Boost From ...
views 297
KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 surged...
Deutsche Bank Says ‘Mrs. Watanabe’ Behind the Surg...
views 232
That term is often used to describe the individual...
In Japan, 'Rocky' and 'Premium Frid...
views 278
TOKYO (Reuters) - From the "Rocky" theme to cash h...
Room Request! Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
views 35
Below, the hotel’s Director of Concierge Services,...
50 YEAR CLUB: Fuji Speedway
views 275
Soon, Japan would enter a golden age of motoring ....
When and where will the next crash begin?
views 207
he exclaims in his native Osaka dialect, which he ...
TOKYO SEIMITSU : Summary of FY2017 Third Quarter B...
views 310
(*1) Incl. Trade notes and Electronically Recorded...
Nikkei edges down in choppy trade; glass sector ou...
views 319
TOKYO, Feb 8 Japan's Nikkei share average edged do...
Japan’s exports rise in July, underpin strengtheni...
views 261
Japan's exports rose for an eighth straight month ...